The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 38 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.45% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £75 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £110 £120
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.88 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +1.69%
Field Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.76% 93.45% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 95 96
Average daily rate £345 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field Engineer across the Devon region.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer across the Devon region.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - - - -
Field Engineer
South West

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) ATM
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) RNC
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) GSM
2 2 (28.57%) SDH
2 2 (28.57%) UMTS
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ATM
1 3 (42.86%) RNC
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (28.57%) GSM
2 2 (28.57%) SDH
2 2 (28.57%) UMTS
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei